Planet Of The Apes #1
Illustrated by: Dave Wachter and Joshua Cassara
Written by: David F. Walker
Release date: April 5, 2023
*Minor Spoilers Ahead
David F. Walker & Dave Wachter Bring Planet of the Apes Back to Marvel Comics in Spectacular Style!
A new era of apes kicks off with part 1 of “Devolution”! The ALZ-113 virus has rampaged across planet Earth, and humanity is crumbling. While well-meaning researchers hunt for a cure, a fanatical group of humans has their own solution: Kill all apes. Peacekeeper Juliana Tobon is one of the few willing to stand against them, but the crisis is spreading, and soon apes will witness the true depths of human cruelty? Eisner-winning writer David F. Walker (Luke Cage, Bitter Root) joins forces with artist Dave Wachter (Iron Fist: Heart of the Dragon, Star Wars: The High Republic-Trail of Shadows) on one of the most beloved sci-fi franchises in history!
Marvel Comics has welcomed back the Planet of the Apes franchise in spectacular style, thanks to the creative team of David F. Walker and Dave Wachter, and cover art by Joshua Cassara. In their latest comic book series titled “Devolution,” the duo takes readers on a gripping adventure set in a world where the ALZ-113 virus has taken over the planet, causing humanity to crumble.
As researchers frantically search for a cure, a group of fanatical humans believes that the only solution is to kill all of the apes. With the crisis spreading, peacekeeper Juliana Tobon is one of the few willing to stand against them. But as the situation worsens, apes will soon witness the true depths of human cruelty.
David F. Walker, an Eisner-winning writer known for his work on Luke Cage and Bitter Root, has teamed up with artist Dave Wachter, who has previously worked on Iron Fist: Heart of the Dragon and Star Wars: The High Republic-Trail of Shadows. Together, they have created a compelling story that brings one of the most beloved sci-fi franchises in history back to Marvel Comics.
The Planet of the Apes franchise has a rich history in comic book form, dating back to the 1970s. However, this latest series promises to take the story in a new and exciting direction. With a creative team that is both talented and passionate about the source material, fans of the franchise can expect a gripping and thrilling ride.
Overall, the return of Planet of the Apes to Marvel Comics is a welcome one. With “Devolution,” David F. Walker and Dave Wachter have crafted a compelling story that explores the depths of human cruelty and the resilience of the apes. This is a must-read for fans of the franchise and anyone looking for a thrilling sci-fi adventure.
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Devolution: Part 1 - The Rise of the Apes in a Post-Human World!
Colors - 6
Design - 7.5
Illustration - 7.5
Narrative - 10
Subplot - 10
In the first part of "Devolution," a new era of apes begins as the ALZ-113 virus devastates Earth and a group of humans seek to kill all apes. Peacekeeper Juliana Tobon stands against them, but the crisis is spreading and apes will soon witness human cruelty. David F. Walker and Dave Wachter collaborate on this sci-fi franchise.
Series: Planet Of The Apes | Illustrated by Dave Wachter, Joshua Cassara